Tag Archives | plaza

Uni Project thinking about Ozone Park

Recent events in Ozone Park have us thinking about the neighborhood. Here are photos of a beautiful evening on Liberty Ave in 2014 with our friends at Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Services Corporation. Taken from our original blog post here. Uni returns to Ozone Park and creates evening reading room August 7, 2014 On […]

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A reading room on Wall Street

This weekend, NYC DOT invited the Uni Project to join a new public space initiative called Shared Streets in Lower Manhattan. For several hours, pedestrians, cyclists, and cars shared the historic streets and motorists were encouraged to drive 5 mph. (This is advanced urban stuff; you can find shared streets over in Europe.) We were pleased to sign on, and […]

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Uni reading room at Putnam Triangle today

In July and August the Uni has visited Putnam Triangle in Clinton Hill on Wednesdays, hosted by our friends at Fulton Area Business Alliance. Today’s photos below. Thanks so much to our staff Leah, Ester, Sofia and the great folks at FAB. Make a place for learning, Brooklyn. (Photos from previous weeks here.)

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The Uni at Morrison Ave Plaza in the Bronx

On three Mondays in June, the Uni transformed Morrison Ave Plaza in Soundview, the Bronx, into a place for the community to gather, read, and draw. Our host was Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, and our partner was the nearby Clason’s Point branch of the New York Public Library. Programming was made possible with […]

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Uni on Broadway for Earth Day

For Earth Day 2016, the Uni Project transformed a section of Broadway into an intimate place to gather around reading, drawing, and learning in the heart of Manhattan, with Union Square as a backdrop. Several blocks were made temporarily car-free for the day’s celebrations, thanks to NYC DOT. Thank you to students from Parsons School of Design and George Jackson […]

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Uni helps inaugurate new pedestrian plaza in Brooklyn

The Uni helped the Kensington community celebrate a new pedestrian plaza in their neighborhood at a NYC DOT One-Day Plaza event at Avenue C in Brooklyn. Our hosts were the Kensington Stewards and the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership. It was extraordinarily cold and windy, but everyone took it in stride. Even the musicians on stilts. We hope to return this summer […]

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